Anthony Stewart’s equaliser against Watford was ‘justified’ according to Wycombe manager Gareth Ainsworth.

The centre-back headed in Joe Jacobson’s corner in the 66th minute to help the Chairboys get their first point as a Championship club, in their eighth league game of the season.

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The goal was scored 14 minutes after Ismaila Sarr gave the Hertfordshire-side the lead, which was very much against the run of play.

However, Wycombe fought back, and Ainsworth was more than happy with the performance.

Speaking after the draw, he said: “The goal was justified.

“I thought we were the better side.

“I think Ben Foster had a brilliant game and that is what he is there for.

“He is one of the best goalkeepers in the Championship, if not the best, and he is a gentleman as he came up afterward and said, ‘well done Gareth, I thought Wycombe were outstanding tonight’, and I thought that was great.

“But when Anthony scored, I thought it was deserved rather than relief, and I think that is a really big statement to make as a Championship manager with no points on the board.

“I really believe in these boys as I believe we can stay in the Championship.

“If we can play like that, I think we can give some teams a real game this season.”

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Up next for the Chairboys is another home fixture – this time against Sheffield Wednesday on October 31.

Wednesday are the only side to be below Wycombe in the table as they started the season on -12 points, after they were found guilty of financial irregularities in the summer.

The Owls are currently on -4 points, after winning two, drawing two, and losing three of their seven league matches so far this season.